4 August 2008
With a cancelled flight to Longyearbyen, there is an opportunity to make the second goose catch with Vincent, Emmie and Harro as helpers.
Here we are together with some of the geese. From left to right: Maarten Loonen, Kathryn Sisson, Harro Meijer,
Emmie de Wit, Simon Herniman, Elise de Jong, Vincent Munster and Janwillem Loonen.
20 July 2008
The first catch of moulting geese. A picture taken after installing the nets. From left to right on the top:
Janwillem Loonen, Elise de Jong, Kathryn Sisson and Vincent Munster. Below Vincent: Anouck Vrouwe. Below: Maarten Loonen.
17 July 2008
Jasper Doest, Hans Kruijer and Michael Stech are leaving. A picture in front of the reception where the buss will take them to the airport.
From left to right: Hans Kruijer, Janwillem Loonen, Maarten Loonen, Elise de Jong, Jasper Doest, Kathryn Sisson and Michael Stech.
9 July 2008
Next picture is just before departure of Marieke de Vries en Hans Struik. Martijn has left and Janwillem and Elise are part of the new crew. Jasper and Maarten V. are
here to take fox pictures. From left to right in front: Marieke de Vries, Maarten van der Voorde, Janwillem Loonen. Second row: Kathryn Sisson, Hans Struik,
Jasper Doest, Elise de Jong and Maarten Loonen.
9 June 2008
This year, the goose crew arrives much earlier than in other years. The station is crowded with five people. From left to right:
Maarten loonen, Jelte Rozema, Kathryn Sisson, Martijn Hammers and Stef Weijers.
There is still a lot of snow in front of the station.
7 June 2008
Last year Lise Fivez (left) was staying at the Netherlands Arctic Station. This year she received a European grant to
visit. Together with Katrijn van Renteghem (right) she is staying in the village.
5 June 2008
The Netherlands Arctic Station is opened by Jelte Rozema and Stef Weijers.
|Maarten Loonen||Netherlands||9 June - 14 Aug||Univ. Groningen, stationleader||arctic ecology|
|Kathryn Sisson||Netherlands||9 June - 14 Aug||Univ. Groningen, assistant||geese, birdhealth|
|Martijn Hammers||Netherlands||9 June - 7 July||Univ. Groningen, assistant||geese, birdhealth|
|Elise de Jong||Netherlands||7 July - 14 Aug||Univ. Groningen, assistant||geese, birdhealth|
|Janwillem Loonen||Netherlands||7 July - 14 Aug||Univ. Groningen, assistent||foxes, birdhealth|
|Jelte Rozema||Netherlands||5 - 12 June||Free Univ, A'dam, researcher||botany|
|Stef Weijers||Netherlands||5 - 12 June|
21 Aug - 25 Aug
|Free Univ, A'
|Kim Klein||Netherlands||21 Aug - 25 Aug||Free Univ, A'dam, student||botany|
|Jochem Veenboer||Netherlands||21 Aug - 25 Aug||Free Univ, A'dam, student||botany|
|Lise Fivez||Belgium||16 June-26 June||Univ. Antwerp||nutrient cycling|
|Harro Meijer||Netherlands||31 July- 4 Aug||Univ. Groningen||stable isotopes|
|Andrea Gröne||Netherlands||4 Aug- 11 Aug||Univ. Utrecht||veterinary pathologist|
|Jasper Doest||Netherlands||7 July - 17 July||wildlife photographer|| |
|Maarten van der Voorde||Netherlands||7 July- 14 July||wildlife photographer|| |
|Marco de Paauw||Netherlands||7 July-14 July||wildlife photographer|| |
|People associated with the station but financed via
|Lise Fivez||Belgium||5 June-16 June|
7 Aug- 18 Aug
|Univ. Antwerp||nutrient cycling||NPI/NERC|
|Katrijn van Renteghem||Belgium||5 June-16 June||Univ. Antwerp||nutrient cycling||NPI|
|Patrick Meire||Belgium||7 Aug- 18 Aug||Univ. Antwerp||nutrient cycling||NERC|
|Michael Stech||Netherlands||7-17 July||Univ. Leiden, researcher||bryophytes = mosses||NERC|
|Hans Kruijer||Netherlands||7-17 July||Univ. Leiden, researcher||bryophytes = mosses||NERC|
|Vincent Munster||Netherlands||14 July - 4 Aug||Univ. Rotterdam, researcher||avian influenza||NERC (NPI)|
|Emie de Wit||Netherlands||27 July - 4 Aug||Univ. Rotterdam, assistant||avian influenza||NERC (NPI)|
|Number of people staying in the Netherlands Arctic Station|
|23||2 June ||0||0||0||4||4||4||4|
|24||9 June ||5||5||5||5||3||3||3|
|28||7 July ||8||7||7||7||7||7||7|
|32||4 Aug ||4||4||4||4||4||4||4|
|33||11 Aug ||5||4||4||0||0||0||0|
|34||18 Aug ||0||0||0||3||3||3||3|
|35||25 Aug ||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|35||1 Sept ||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|